Patrick Wyatt

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Patrick Wyatt
Employer Blizzard Entertainment
Title former Vice President of Research and Development and Lead Programmer of Blizzard Entertainment, Co-Founder of ArenaNet, and COO of En-Mass Entertainment

Patrick Wyatt is a game programmer and one of the three co-founders of ArenaNet.[1] He was the leader of the Network and Technology teams and a programmer for Guild Wars. Before the founding of ArenaNet, he was working in Blizzard Entertainment where he was the Vice President of Research and Development and a senior programmer. Wyatt was the leader of Battle.net gaming network's programming and a major contributor on the multiplayer parts of Blizzard's popular games including StarCraft, Diablo and Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness.[1] Having been in Blizzard for more than eight years, his work also includes earlier Blizzard games like Lost Vikings and Rock N' Roll Racing.

On February 24, 2010, he became the Chief Operations Officer for En Masse Entertainment, along with other industry veterans.[1] The first official En Masse title, an MMORPG titled TERA, launched in 2011 in South Korea and 2012 in North America and Europe.

Patrick was employed by Undead Labs on January 30th, 2014, where he works with Jeff Strain, another co-founder of ArenaNet.

Games[edit]

What follows is a list of the games he has worked on. [2]

Programmer of Game Ports
Producer and Lead Programmer[3]
Programmer


  • Tera (2011), NHN Games Corporation
  • Aion (2009), NCsoft West
  • Guild Wars: Eye of the North (2007), NCsoft Europe Ltd.
  • Guild Wars: Factions (2006), NCsoft Europe Ltd.
  • Guild Wars: Nightfall (2006), NCsoft Europe Ltd.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "En Masse Entertainment Debuts as New MMO Game Company". MMO Front. 2010-02-24. Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  2. ^ "List of works by Patrick Wyatt". MobyGames. 2010-02-24. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  3. ^ Wyatt, Patrick. "Code of Honor". Wordpress. Retrieved 6 February 2014.